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Old 09-05-2012, 08:04 PM   #3
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Here's a chart for appx how much yarn you'll need for various projects. For mittens in worsted it gives you 3 different sizes. An adult large says 175. If he has. Hands larger than the measurement then add some. Personally I tend to err on the side of an extra skein. You can always use a bunch of worsted leftovers later for another pair of striped mittens, fingerless mitts, etc.

Eta- I just saw Salmonac posted the link already. Oops!

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